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Ingrid J. Haas

Ingrid J. Haas

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Dr. Ingrid Haas is Associate Professor of Political Science and Resident Faculty in the Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior, with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Psychology. Dr. Haas is interested in understanding the expression of political attitudes and beliefs, and how that expression is influenced by contextual factors such as emotion and identity. She conducts interdisciplinary research on political behavior using theory and methods from political psychology, social psychology, and cognitive neuroscience. Her specific areas of expertise include attitudes, social cognition, emotion, prejudice, social identity, experimental design, survey design, and functional MRI (fMRI). Dr. Haas directs the Political Attitudes and Cognition (PAC) Lab and serves as Faculty Coordinator of the Political Science Experimental Participant Pool (PSEPP). She teaches courses on political psychology, American politics, and quantitative/experimental research methods. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in social psychology from The Ohio State University and B.A. in psychology and political science from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota.

Primary Interests:

  • Attitudes and Beliefs
  • Emotion, Mood, Affect
  • Ethics and Morality
  • Neuroscience, Psychophysiology
  • Political Psychology
  • Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • Research Methods, Assessment
  • Social Cognition

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Courses Taught:

  • Emotion and Politics (POLS 350)
  • Introduction to Biology, Psychology, and Politics (POLS 150)
  • Power and Politics in America (POLS 100)
  • Psychology of Political Attitudes (POLS 950)
  • Research in Political Psychology (POLS 450)

Ingrid J. Haas
Department of Political Science
531 Oldfather Hall
University of Nebraska--Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588
United States of America

  • Phone: (402) 472-2343

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